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NFL Combine: Tyrann Mathieu hoping makeover works

Former LSU star says he’s changed

INDIANAPOLIS — Tyrann Mathieu’s fall from the top of the college football world was fast and foolish. Eight months after finishing fifth in the 2011 Heisman Trophy race, he was kicked off LSU’s team for failing multiple drug tests.

It got worse in October, when Mathieu was arrested for marijuana possession, ending his college career — if it wasn’t over already — and clouding his NFL future.

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